Synonyms and Antonyms of description

  1. 1 a vivid representation in words of someone or something we immediately recognized the man from our cousin's description of him Synonyms definition, delineation, depiction, picture, portrait, portraiture, portrayal, rendering, sketch, vignette Related Words account, anecdote, chronicle, narrative, report, story, tale, yarn; demonstration, exemplification, illustration; clarification, elucidation, explanation, explication, exposition

  2. 2 a number of persons or things that are grouped together because they have something in common fixes small appliances and other things of that description Synonyms breed, class, sort, feather, genre, ilk, kidney, kind, like, manner, nature, order, species, strain, stripe, type, varietyRelated Words model; sample, specimen; bracket, bunch, category, division, family, grade, group, grouping, lot, persuasion, rank(s), set, suite

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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